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Jane Lytvynenko

Reporter, Buzzfeed

Jane Lytvynenko is a journalist with BuzzFeed News, where she covers online misinformation. Her work focuses on analyzing the spread of fake news and the rise of hyperpartisanship though online platforms. Besides English, she speaks Russian and Ukrainian. Her work has appeared in Maclean’s, CBC News, and Canadaland, where she was a media reporter and editor. She lives in Toronto with her gassy dog. You can tweet her at @JaneLytv

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News and Media Literacy: Smart News Citizens

Room 112 Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa

Canadians are immersed in news and information, often in spaces no longer controlled by traditional media publishers. With an abundance of choice on multiple mediums, citizens are also concerned about unreliable information and fake news. What level of media literacy can we reasonably expect from citizens, given the problem of fake news dates back as […]

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